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A'Chleit, the Killean & Kilchenzie parish church. Martin Briscoe.
Achahoish, the South Knapdale Parish Church. Martin Briscoe.
Appin, the ruins of the old parish church. The Parish Church. Both Martin Briscoe. Portnacroish 'Holy Cross' Episcopal Church, consecrated 1815. N. Argyll Extracts.
Ardbrecknish, St. James. Martin Briscoe.
Ardchattan, the parish church which dates from 1836, and replaced an earlier church of 1731/2 near Ardchattan Priory. The priory was a Valliscaulian foundation dating from 1230, which was later converted to secular use before being replaced by the church. Both Argyll Extracts.
Ardlui. Martin Briscoe.
Ardpeaton. Martin Briscoe.
Ardrishaig, the parish church. A chapel. Both Martin Briscoe.
Arrochar, the parish church. The remains of the previous parish church sit immediately adjacent. Both Martin Briscoe.
Ascog (Bute), Church of Scotland. Bill McKenzie.

Ballymenoch, the ruins of the chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Barcaldine, a church converted to residential use. Martin Briscoe.
Bellanoch. Another view. Both Martin Briscoe.
Benderloch, St. Modan. Campbell Hall, possible converted church?. Both Martin Briscoe.
Bowmore (Islay).
Bridge of Orchy, Strathfillan Parish Church. Martin Briscoe.
Bridgend (Islay), St. Columba (Episcopal). Martin Briscoe.
Bunessan, (Mull), Kilvickeon Church (CoS). NM 383 218. Baptist Church. Both Martin Briscoe.

Cardross, the Parish Church. NS 344 776. The remains of the Old Parish Church (just the tower remains, following bomb damage in WWII). NS 349 773. Both Martin Briscoe.
Carse, the Kilberry Parish Church. Martin Briscoe.
Clachan, disused church. Kilcalmonell parish church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Claonaig, disused church. Martin Briscoe.
Colintravie. Bill McKenzie.
Connel, disused church. Another disused church, or perhaps village hall. St. Oran. All Martin Briscoe.
Cowal, the Kilfinan Parish Church. N. Argyll Extracts.
Craignish parish church. Martin Briscoe.
Craigrownie (nr. Kilcreggan), the Parish Church. The Church Hall, formerly the United Pentecostal Church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Cumlodden. Martin Briscoe.

Dalavich, the Kilchrenan & Dalavich Parish Church. Martin Briscoe.
Dalmally, Glenorchy Church. Martin Briscoe. Another view. N. Argyll Extracts. The parish was formerly known as Clachan Dysart. The current church, the third on this site, was built in 1810. Text in italics Argyll Extracts.
Dervaig, (Mull), Kilmore Church. Martin Briscoe.
Drumlemble, Presbyterian Mission Hall. Martin Briscoe.
Dunagoil (on Bute), St. Blane's Chapel. Bill McKenzie.

Ford. Martin Briscoe.

Garelochhead, the Parish Church. Our Lady of the Sea (R.C.). Both Martin Briscoe.
Gigha, the Gigha and Cara Parish Church at Ardminish. Les Horn. Another view Martin Briscoe. The ruins of St. Cathan's Church, and the Kilchattan Burial Ground. Martin Briscoe.
Glenbarr. This building looks like a church - can you confirm it? Martin Briscoe.
Glendaruel, the Kilmodan Parish Church. Bill McKenzie.
Grogport (former church). NR 809 443. Bill McKenzie.
Gruline, (Mull), St. Columba (Episcopal). Martin Briscoe.


Inverkip. Martin Briscoe.
Iona, Iona Abbey. Steve Bulman. 48 NM 287 245. Link. An interior shot, and the ruins of the Nunnery. Both Dave Horton.

Kames, the Kyles Parish Church. Free Presbyterian Church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Kilbride, the Chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Kilbride, the ruins of Old Kilbride Kirk. NM 857 257. Martin Briscoe.
Kilchiaran, (Islay), the ruined chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Kilchoman, (Islay), the church (ruin). Martin Briscoe.
Kilchrenan, the church. Martin Briscoe.
Kilfinichen (Mull). 48 NM 497 285. The ruins of Kilfinichen old parish church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Kilkivan, ruined chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Killevin, the burial ground, with the possible remains of the church built into the mausoleum. Martin Briscoe.
Killunaig (Mull), west of Pennycross, now in secular use. Re-built from the orignal church ruins. NM 492 256. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmartin. Bill McKenzie.
Kilmelford, the parish church. Martin Briscoe. Another view. Les Horn.
Kilmeny. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmichael, Kilmichael Glassary Church. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmichael of Inverlussa. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmore, the ruins of St. Bean, used up until 1876. Kilmore Kirk. Both Martin Briscoe.
Kilmorich, Church of Scotland. Bill McKenzie.
Kilmory, the ruins of St. Maelrubha's chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmory Knap, ruined chapel. Martin Briscoe.
Kilmun. Les Horn.
Kilninver, the Parish Church. Martin Briscoe.

Lochawe, St. Conan's Kirk. Martin Briscoe.
Lochdon (Mull), Free Church. Martin Briscoe.
Lochgair. Martin Briscoe.
Lochgoilhead. Bill McKenzie.
Luss. Bill McKenzie.

Machrihanish, the Pans Mission Hall (now a private residence). Dated above the door "1889". Martin Briscoe.
Minard, the Lochfyneside Free Church. Lochfyneside parish church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Muasdale, ruined church (just south of A'Chleit). Martin Briscoe.


Pennycross (Mull). Martin can't find any references to this building, which may possibly be a school. Further information would be appreciated. NM 508 262. Martin Briscoe.
Pennygown, the Old Chapel. 49 NM 604 433. Martin Briscoe.
Poltalloch, St. Columba. Martin Briscoe.
Port Askaig, (Islay), Keills Chapel (ruin). Martin Briscoe.
Port Charlotte, (Islay), St. Kiaran, the parish church for Kilchoman. Free Church, now the Museum of Islay Life. Both Martin Briscoe.
Port Ellen (Islay).
Portnahaven (Islay), the Parish Church. The Old Free Church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Portsonachan, the church. Martin Briscoe.

Rosneath, St. Modan. St. Gilda (R.C.). Both Martin Briscoe.

Sadell, the Sadell and Carradale Church. The ruins of Sadell Abbey. Both Martin Briscoe.
Salen, (Mull), Free Church. The Salen and Ulva Parish Church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Skipness, the old Kilbrannan Chapel. The Village Hall, possibly an old church? Both Martin Briscoe.
Southend, the Parish Church. Free Church. Both Martin Briscoe.
Strachur and Strathlachlan. The Parish Church. Free Church. Strathlachlan Old Church. All Martin Briscoe.

Tarbert, NR 863 686. Free Church of Scotland. Both Martin Briscoe.
Tarbet, former Church of Scotland. Bill McKenzie.
Taynuilt (R.C.). The former Muckairn Free Church. Both Martin Briscoe. Muckairn Parish Church. Argyll Extracts. A Telford church built in 1829 adjacent to the ancient Killespickerill Church built ca. 1500, which was itself built on the site of a 13th century church. Text in italics Argyll Extracts.
Tayvallich. Ruin in Carsaig burial ground, described by Martin as a possible old chapel. Both Martin Briscoe.
Tighnabruaich. Bill McKenzie.
Tobermory (Mull).
Torosay, the Torosay and Kinlochspelve church. Martin Briscoe.


22 October 2006

Steve Bulman